Miranda Lambert Calls Out Internet Haters Following 2016 CMA Awards
Miranda Lambert and boyfriend Anderson East walked the 2016 CMA Awards red carpet together on Wednesday night (Nov. 2). The couple went for a darkly glamorous look, which made The Boot's best dressed list, and on Thursday (Nov. 3), Lambert shared on Instagram a photo of herself and East on the red carpet, along with a sweet caption loving on her beau and thanking her stylists. The comments on her picture, however, were not all kind, and early Friday (Nov. 4), Lambert used Instagram to respond.
"[Wednesday] night, I was all dolled up and 'out on the town' with my sweet man at the CMA Awards in Nashville. I was excited about the night and posted a picture. Just now when I looked, I realized so many comments were judgmental and negative," Lambert writes, calling those commenters "cowardly people hiding behind a keyboard or a cell phone writing their useless comments about our eyes and clothes and body language."
"What a bunch of bulls--t," she continues. "Thank y'all for reminding me why I read books, write songs and spend most of my time with animals and people I trust and love."
Lambert ends her post with a quote by Maya Angelou. The photo that Lambert shared along with her comments is, in her words, "something really personal": a picture of Lambert on her Gypsy Vanner horse Leiani, riding through a wooded area.
"[I'm] not promoting anyone or anything. Not selling a better version of myself to anyone or trying to look cool like we all do all the time," she explains. "My friend Tommy snapped it on a trail ride on his phone at golden hour on the farm in TN. What a blessing. I'm wearing yoga pants and no makeup ..."
On Nov. 18, Lambert will release her new album, The Weight of These Wings; the project will be the first on a brand-new label imprint, Vanner Records, a joint venture between Lambert and her longtime label home, Sony Music Nashville.
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